Intro to Pole:
In Intro level classes, those new to pole and new to the studio will develop a basic understanding of what pole dance is all about. (No, it’s not just for strippers!) First-time pole dancers will be able to get comfortable with the pole while learning basic spins and how to safely climb the pole. This class breaks down pole fundamentals and includes a mini choreographed routine encompassing the basics learned. Intro to Pole is where every dancer develops their foundation to build on in higher level classes. It is STRONGLY recommended that those new to Pole to Pole Fitness take Intro to Pole three times before advancing to P2P101. Wear shorts and do not apply any type of lotion or cream to hands or body the day of your scheduled class.
Combine sexy dance moves with strength training that will help you become comfortable on the pole. Beginner polers will stay in 101 as long as they need to in order to become proficient in the skills necessary to test out. Dancer will learn various grips and strength building techniques for basic climbs and spins. Each class begins with a warm up to help you engage muscles needed for use on the pole. All elements are taught on both left and right sides. Wear shorts and tank top or sports bra. Heels optional. Kneepads recommended.
P2P Invert Lab:
Once able to perform five chopper on each side, students will be permitted to take Invert Lab. In this class, you will turn upside down, upend, upturn, turn around/about, turn inside out, turn back to front, transpose, reverse, and flip (over). Take this class before entering P2P102. Strengthen your core and improve inverts while adhering to challenging invert pole drills. In addition, students will learn inside and outside leg hangs. Wear shorts and sports bra. No heels required.
P2P102 (Intermediate Level):
Improve and further develop pole technique in this intermediate class. Intermediate polers will stay in 102 as long as they need to in order to become proficient in the skills necessary to test out. Dancers will engage their core to begin inversion preparations. **Enrollment in P2P102 is dependent on the instructor's permission and the poler's ability to successfully test out of P2P101. Everyone’s development is different. ** Wear shorts and tank top or sports bra. Heels and kneepads optional.
Now a proud poler, you are ready to release full confidence and grace during involved warm-up exercises in preparation of more complex pole moves and combos. Floor exercises and advanced pole positions are combined to create spicy routines to showcase your developed empowerment and strength. Level 103 polers will stay in 103 as long as they need to in order to become proficient in the skills necessary to test out. **Enrollment in P2P103 is dependent on the instructor's permission and the poler's ability to successfully test out of P2P102.Everyone’s development is different** Wear shorts and tank top or sports bra. Heels and kneepads optional.
P2P Spinning (101 and 102):
Now that you know the basics of pole and have a strong foundation, take static to spinning pole. These classes teach you all the tricks and spins you love on the spinning pole. You do not need to be an expert, but at least three months of pole experience is recommended for these classes. P2P101 Spinning (Non-Invert) and P2P102 Spinning (Inverts). Wear shorts and tank top or sports bra. Heels and kneepads optional.
Exotic Russian Flow:
A low flow class performed on static pole that focuses on combining trick elements with sexy floor work. Mixing aspects of complex base work and various grips, this class builds strength and control like nothing else. Typically performed at a slower pace, every body part is recruited to create and support fluid shapes and lines. Learn the power of eye contact and suggestive movements while honing in on the technical difficulty of more advanced moves and skills. Wear comfortable workout clothes that make you feel sexy. Leg warmers recommended if wearing shorts. Heels and knee pads strongly suggested.
Bring sexy into exercising when we take fitness aids (weights, balls, bands, etc.) to a whole new level. Strengthen your core and improve flexibility while adhering to pole drills and cross-training skills in this one hour class. This class is strongly recommended for pole conditioning and its cardiovascular endurance benefits. Wear comfortable workout clothes. No sneakers required.
Now is your chance to learn how to be flexible for pole and the bedroom. By using stretching techniques meant to elongate and elasticize your muscles, you'll gain mobility you didn't know you were capable of. Increased flexibility will boost your confidence on the pole and during choreography. Each class will feature active and static stretches, use of proper turnout to create long and limber legs, and will rotate various muscle groupings. Wear comfortable workout clothes. Legwarmers recommended if wearing shorts. No heels required.
Learn the art of twerk in a 60-minute class full of booty popping and hip rotations. Open to all levels – no prior experience necessary. This class is perfect for conditioning and getting your legs and booty right. It’s time to work what your mama gave you! Wear comfortable workout clothes and kneepads. Legwarmers recommended if wearing shorts. No heels required.
This class is not for newbies – three months pole experience required. Choreo class is the perfect blend of various dance styles including but not limited to Floor Work, Wall Dance, and Burlesque Pole. We focus on Level 1 and 2 pole moves and sometimes incorporate dance props into our routines. Learn fluidity of movement and transitions in your performances. Wear shorts and tank top or sports bra. Heels and kneepads optional but strongly recommended.
Wellness that supports the female spirit — transforming lives from the inside out.™ This is a female-empowerment lifestyle brand. Our signature movement fuses yoga, tribal dance and plyometrics to function as the core of our wellness approach. Derived from the Marathi word Butimeaning “the cure to something hidden or kept secret,” our goal is to guide women through movement and nutrition. Wear comfortable workout clothes.
P2P Aerial Hammocks:
P2P Aerial Hammocks is the hippest new form of aerial exercise offered at Pole to Pole Fitness. You will be combining the grace and strength of circus moves with the zen and flow of traditional yoga. Using a looped fabric hammock as a prop to enhance posture and to invert without compressing your spine, this form of yoga allows you to reach a deeper stretch and receive an incredible core work out. Wear leggings and a shirt with sleeves. Socks optional.
P2P Aerial Silks:
This class is for the absolute beginner. Students will learn the basics of various moves, ideal form and technique, and safety of the silk apparatus. They will start to develop the unique strength and flexibility required for aerial silks. It’s strongly recommended that students take Hammocks or Intro to Pole for at least two months prior to taking this class to ensure they have the required upper body conditioning to participate. Wear leggings and a shirt with sleeves. Socks optional.
P2P Aerial Hoops (Lyra) & Cube:
This class is for the absolute beginner. Students will learn the basics of various moves, ideal form and technique, and safety on the lyra apparatus. They will start to develop the unique strength and flexibility required for aerial hoop (lyra). Wear leggings and a long sleeve shirt. Socks required.
P2P Bungee: Coming back in 2021
Fly through the air like superman, jumping like a frog or swinging from the ceiling. Let's face it, if it's not fun then who wants to work out? Bungee Fitness will give you the nerve and confidence to handstand and do push-ups with assistance from the bungee. Rebound like a superhero. There's nothing else like this, we promise you! Wear leggings and be barefoot.
P2P Spin Bike:
Spin bike is a form of exercise focusing on endurance, strength, intervals, high intensity cardio, and recovery. Each month we have a specific theme for the music played during classes to contribute to the ride! The spin bikes have a weight limit of 250 pounds. Wear comfortable workout clothes and sneakers with socks.
Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities. Wear comfortable workout clothes.
Barre is a ballet-inspired, low impact aerobic class that will tone and tighten the body, increase flexibility, improve balance and endurance, and burn fat. The alignments and positions stem from classical ballet techniques and combine the core exercises and movements utilized in strength training. This class is recommended for pole and aerial fitness conditioning. Wear comfortable workout clothes.
Spend an hour with us learning to stand on your hands! This class will focus on the importance of the handstand in all forms, helping you to overcome the fear of inversion and learn the proper technique and alignment of the handstand, tuck, straddle and press. Even if you've never performed a handstand ever in your life, this class has been designed to give you the confidence you need to get your hands standing! Wear comfortable workout clothes.
P2P Belly Dancing:
Belly dance, also referred to as Arabic dance is an expressionist type of dance that originated in Egypt and emphasizes complex movements of the torso. Belly dancing at P2P is an infused combination of tribal and ancient movements. This class is open to all levels. No prior experience is required. Wear comfortable workout clothes.